Katie Graves focuses her private practice on the management and execution of legal strategies related to complex commercial litigation, white collar criminal defense, and government investigations. In particular, she emphasizes in constitutional law and federal courts issues.
Prior to joining Graves Garrett, Katie gained valuable experience through clerkships, internships, and summer associateships. Most recently, she clerked for the Hon. Andrew S. Oldham in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit following stints as a summer associate in the Washington, D.C., offices of two Am Law 100 firms in 2020 and 2021.
At those firms, Katie worked on both trial and appellate matters.
Internships have included time with the Kansas City (Missouri) Police Department General Counsel, the Hon. Roseann A. Ketchmark in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, and the Executive Office of the Governor of Missouri.
A native of a farm north of Kansas City, Katie completed her undergraduate studies in journalism at the University of Missouri before earning her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she graduated as a member of the Order of the Coif and served as an executive editor for the Virginia Law Review.
- University of Virginia School of Law, J.D. (2022)
- Virginia Law Review, executive editor
- Order of the Coif
- University of Missouri, B.J., Journalism (2019)
- summa cum laude
- Pro hac vice across the nation as necessary